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Transporter-7 Mission

SpaceX is targeting no earlier than Tuesday, April 11 at 11:48 p.m. PT (06:48 UTC on April 12) for Falcon 9’s launch of the Transporter-7 mission to low-Eart...

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SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. The company was founded in 2002 to revolutionize space technology, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets.

Transporter 7 (Dedicated SSO Rideshare)

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Overview

Destination: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
Mission: Dedicated Rideshare

Sun-Synchronous Orbit Space Launch Complex 4E Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA Probability: 99%
B1063 - Landing Zone 4

Transporter 7 mission is a dedicated rideshare flight to a sun-synchronous orbit with dozens of small microsatellites and nanosatellites for commercial and government customers.

Telemetry

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Updates

Nosu • April 15, 2023, 9:26 a.m.

Launch successful


Nosu • April 15, 2023, 6:48 a.m.

Liftoff


Nosu • April 15, 2023, 6:37 a.m.

Weather >95%


Falcon 9

Family: Falcon
Configuration: Block 5

Falcon 9 is a two-stage rocket designed and manufactured by SpaceX for the reliable and safe transport of satellites and the Dragon spacecraft into orbit. The Block 5 variant is the fifth major interval aimed at improving upon the ability for rapid reusability.

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Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    1
  • Max Stage
    2
  • Length
    70.0 m
  • Diameter
    3.65 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    5.2 m
  • Launch Mass
    549 T
  • Thrust
    7607 kN
Family
  • Name
    Falcon 9
  • Family
    Falcon
  • Variant
    Block 5
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Falcon 9 Block 5
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $52000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    22800 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    8300 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Booster Info


B1063

Status: Active


Type: Core
Flight Proven: Yes
First Flight: November 21, 2020
Last Flight: March 11, 2024
Flights: 17
Landings Attempted: 17
Landings Successful: 17
Previous B1063 Flights

Landing Information

B1063 has successfully landed back at the launch site after its tenth flight.

Result: Successful Return to Launch Site landing at Landing Zone 4.

SpaceX

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 339 Failures: 11 Pending: 138

Agency Type: Commercial

Space Exploration Technologies Corp., known as SpaceX, is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by entrepreneur Elon Musk with the goal of reducing space transportation costs and enabling the colonization of Mars. SpaceX operates from many pads, on the East Coast of the US they operate from SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station and historic LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center. They also operate from SLC-4E at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, usually for polar launches. Another launch site is being developed at Boca Chica, Texas.

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